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Isocetus Van Beneden 1880 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 36738

Full reference: P. J. Van Beneden. 1880. Les mysticetes a courts fanons des sables des environs d'anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique 1880:11-27

Parent taxon: Thalassotherii according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Aglaocetidae, Balaenopteridae, Diorocetidae, Pelocetidae

Subtaxa: Isocetus depauwi

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder